roll

I
n.
list of names

1) to call, take the roll

2) an honor roll (AE; BE has roll of honour)

small cake or bread

3) to bake rolls

4) a hamburger; jelly (AE), swiss (BE); kaiser (esp. AE); poppyseed; sweet roll

II
v.

1) (A) roll the ball to me; or: roll me the ball

2) (C) roll a cigarette for me; or: roll me a cigarette

3) (d; intr., tr.) to roll down (the children rolled down the hill; we rolled the barrels down the incline)

4) (d; intr.) to roll in (to roll in the mud)

5) (d; intr.) to roll off (the football rolled off the field; new cars rolled off the assembly line)

6) (d; intr.) to roll with ('to lessen the impact by moving in the same direction') (he rolled with the punch)

* * *
[rəʊl]
or: roll me a cigarette
or: roll me the ball
poppyseed
sweet roll
take the roll
jelly (AE)
swiss (BE)
kaiser (esp. AE)
(A) roll the ball to me
(C) roll a cigarette for me
['list of names'] to call
['small cake or bread'] to bake rolls
a hamburger
an honor roll (AE; BE has roll of honour)
(d; intr.) to roll with (he rolled with the punch; 'to lessen the impact by moving in the same direction')
(d; intr., tr.) to roll down (the children rolled down the hill; we rolled the barrels down the incline)
(d; intr.) to roll off (the football rolled off the field; new cars rolled off the assembly line)
(d; intr.) to roll in (to roll in the mud)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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